Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The state of being specific rather than general.
  • n. The probability, in a binary test, of a true negative being correctly identified.
  • n. The extent to which a particular diagnostic test is specific for a given condition.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being specific, or of having a specific character or relation; specific affinity, cause, origin, or effect; specificness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the quality of being specific to a particular organism
  • n. the quality of being specific rather than general

Etymologies

From specific + -ity. (Wiktionary)

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